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March 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

 Lamport Stadium Respite Site

Harm Reduction and Escalation Prevention Presentation

Invitation to Liberty Village Businesses

Limit of 12 participants – Only 1 seat for each Liberty Village business

Future Symposiums will be scheduled as required


Presented by Liberty Village BIA

Facilitated by the St. Felix Centre, Lamport Respite Centre


March 20, 2019 at 12 Noon to 1 pm

At the Toronto Carpet Factory, 67 Mowat Avenue, Suite 101

Complimentary lunch provided for all participants.


  • Victoria Bowman, Community Guest Engagement Coordinator St. Felix Centre
  • Steph Massey, Harm Reduction Outreach Coordinator, Parkdale Community Health Centre
  • Kristina Nicolaides, Respite Program Manager, St. Felix Centre
  • Carolyn Bierma, Director of Operations, St. Felix Centre


12:00 pm Welcome

12:05 pm Community Liaison Update – Victoria Bowman

12:15 pm Harm Reduction-Steph Massey

  • Harm Reduction Briefing * Safe Needle Handling Practices * Do’s and Don’ts * Helpful local resources and partnerships

12:30pm Communication- Kristina Nicolaides

  • Strategies for communicating assertively, confidently and empathetically
  • Using human relations for positive impact

12:45 pm  Q&A – Carolyn Bierma


RSVP – email admin@libertyvillagebia.com. First come – first serve

RSVP no later than March 8th at 12 pm.


March 20
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Event Category:


St Felix Centre


Toronto Carpet Factory
67 Mowat Ave suite 101
Toronto, Ontario M6K3E3 Canada
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